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March 1 down the years

365 not out

Garry Sobers goes big with his maiden Test century

March 2 down the years

Ireland's finest hour

When Kevin O'Brien rattled England in Bangalore

March 3 down the years

Cricket's darkest day

Sri Lanka's cricketers are shot at by terrorists in Lahore

March 4 down the years

Wonderbat or Warne's bunny?

A world-class batsman with an Achilles heel

March 5 down the years

An Australian menace

Rodney Hogg is born

March 6 down the years

Shane's shame

Warne loses the plot and his head

March 7 down the years

The swaggering king

Birth of the most fearsome hitter ever

March 8 down the years

Quite a character

The left-armer with the textbook action

March 9 down the years

Sachin 1 Shane 0

A Tendulkar masterclass in Chennai

March 10 down the years

Out on a high

An era ends with a bang

March 11 down the years

A late starter

Birth of an Indian colossus

March 12 down the years

The most exhilarating ODI of them all

Australia build a mountain; South Africa climb it

March 13 down the years

The good, the bad and the downright ugly

An eventful World Cup semi-final

March 14 down the years

The start of the greatest comeback

India claw back from the brink against Australia in Kolkata

March 15 down the years

Test cricket's first day

History is made in Melbourne

March 16 down the years

Herschelle the bully

Herschelle Gibbs hits six sixes in a World Cup over

March 17 down the years

Underdogs have their day

Sri Lanka's crowning glory

March 18 down the years

World Cup tragedy

The death of Bob Woolmer

March 19 down the years

Sobers declares

West Indies declare twice against England, and lose

March 20 down the years

When Franklyn rose to the challenge

West Indies' bowlers get them out of jail in Port-of-Spain

March 21 down the years

Inzy's first hurrah

Pakistan knock out the co-hosts in a World Cup semi

March 22 down the years

The silly semi-final

The first great rain-rule farce

March 23 down the years

England's immoveable object

Birth of a future England captain

March 24 down the years

The enigmatic Mr Jones

The man with an eye for the superfluous run

March 25 down the years

Imran on top of the world

Pakistan's cornered tigers maul England

March 26 down the years

The ultimate homework assignment

Mushtaq bowls to Sobers... on debut

March 27 down the years

Burn the umpire

A dangling effigy is born

March 28 down the years

26 all out

The lowest score in Test history

March 29 down the years

Fee, fi, fo, fum

The definitive Curtly Ambrose demolition job

March 30 down the years

Lara's one-man show

The Prince of Trinidad reaches his zenith

March 31 down the years

Pigeon comes of age

A sizzling start to cricket's premier 1990s match-up

'Ponting was an instinctive, aggressive player'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Ricky Ponting's technique

    MacLeod spells hope for Scotland

Allrounder Calum MacLeod's return from a faulty action is key to Scotland's World Cup hopes. By Tim Wigmore

The Australian who dares to attack spin

From lead spinner and No. 8, Steven Smith has become a central figure in the batting line-up. By Brydon Coverdale

    'Gibbs used to toss the ball like a basketball'

My XI: Erapalli Prasanna on the West Indian offspinner who had a killer instinct

Cricket's humanity resists specialisation

Jon Hotten: While major sports across the world are driving their competitors towards homogenous physical ideals, cricket seems to celebrate diversity

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Manic one-day chases, and daddy partnerships

Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries

Has international cricket begun to break up?

The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

Well worth the wait

Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

Younis Khan and the art of scoring hundreds

Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen

Australia outdone in every way

Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

News | Features Last 7 days

    Has international cricket begun to break up? (83)

    The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

    Australia outdone in every way (51)

    Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

    Lyon low after high of 2013 (46)

    The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year

    Well worth the wait (36)

    Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

    No Ajmal, no problem for Pakistan (33)

    When a team loses its best bowler, it is expected that the team's performance will suffer. As usual, Pakistan defied the expectations